James Spragg left the UK at 18 and rode on French amateur teams for 3 years, supported by the Dave Rayner Fund. He then signed with a Dutch / Asian continental team competing across Asia before signing a full professional contract with a Belgian team and then remaining in Belgium for 7 years. He has competed in, amongst overs, races such as Kuurne – Brussel – Kuurne, Brabantse Pijl, and Tour of Belgium. Later in his career he switched to the cyclocross where he competed at a World Cup level.
James is now a cycling coach working with amateur and elite athletes alike, in total he has coached athletes to over 20 National, European and World Championship medals. Post his cycling career he completed a MSc in Applied Sports Science and is a UKAD coach clean accredited coach. He runs Spragg Cycle Coaching.